What’s Your Private Practice Critical Response Plan?
Due to the fast-paced updates and changes to policies regarding COVID-19, this article may include some outdated information. For more recent information, please visit our COVID-19 support and resources page. Alright, so it’s possible the title of this article is a little on the dramatic side. But let’s face it, the COVID-19 pandemic has left us all in a situation where we need to work out a critical response plan. Whether you are planning to continue operating your practice in a face-to-face environment (still an…
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Intro
Practice Management Software (PMS) is a must-have the of the modern healthcare clinic.Regardless of whether a clinic is moving from the traditional paper-based client notes to a PMS or changing the PMS, they use; like any technology change these changes can come with some trepidation, flashbacks to Y2K and some good ol’ technophobe fear.
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Part 1
Before you begin transferring data, take some time to determine exactly what data to transfer and what systems it affects. Have you developed a map of the data types to be migrated?
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Part 2
Your next step in the planning process is to figure out how to transfer data. Test your hypotheses early and often during this stage. Corruption and loss of data are two of the biggest risks in any migration project.
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Part 3
Whether it’s duplicates, bad links or outdated formats, most data sets have at least a few issues. Clean up your data before you transfer it; this will cut down on the amount of data you’ll need to transfer, as well as the amount that you’ll need to validate in the new PMS.
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Part 5
Getting your team to buy into a data migration project isn’t always easy. Neither practitioners nor administrative users always understand all the benefits of migrating to a new PMS because they do have access to nor understand the big picture.
Migrating Practice Management Software Successfully: Part 6
Migrating between PMS is rarely a simple switch from one to another at a given point in time, unless you have little or no data in the old PMS the process will be more of a transition with various phases over an extended period.